Statistician/Statistical Analyst

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Who We Are:

AbbVie (NYSE:ABBV) is a global, research-based biopharmaceutical company formed in 2013 following separation from Abbott Laboratories. The company's mission is to use its expertise, dedicated people and unique approach to innovation to develop and market advanced therapies that address some of the world's most complex and serious diseases. AbbVie employs approximately 25,000 people worldwide and markets medicines in more than 170 countries.

The AbbVie Innovation Center is located in the Research Park at the University of Illinois and provides an opportunity for students and AbbVie’s Research and Development IT group to collaborate on projects to help advance our science. 

Position Description

The Part-Time Student Program at the AbbVie Innovation Center, located in the Research Park, is designed to augment AbbVie’s regular staff, and is for students who are able to work in parallel to their school schedule. Major duties include:

  • Perform SAS programming and analyses using large medical claims and electronic medical records databases

  • Assist in developing analysis plan and summarizing and synthesizing results into reports and publications


  • Must be registered as a full-time student

  • Must be able to commute to the work location on a daily basis

  • PhD students in statistics/ epidemiology or related areas

  • Cumulative minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0, or equivalent

  • Must be authorized to work in the US on a permanent basis without requiring sponsorship

  • 10 - 15 hours/week during the academic year

  • 35 - 40 hours/week during the summer semester

  • At least two-year experience in SAS programming

  • Good knowledge in advanced statistical modelling

Preferred Skills: 

  • SAS

  • Experience with large medical claims and electronic medical records data (optional but preferred)

Note: The position will be hired through a third-party hiring agency and will begin as soon as possible over the Fall semester 2017 with an option to continue through the Spring and summer of 2017-2018 academic year. 

To apply: Submit your resume to Masha Trenhaile at

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